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President Obama Asked to Stop U.S. Military Project That Threatens Endangered Dugong
OKINAWA, Japan, May 26, 2016 — During President Obama’s visit to Japan for the G-7 summit, the Center for Biological Diversity called on him to abandon his controversial plan to build a large new military base in biologically rich and sensitive Henoko and Oura Bay. The bay is home to the dugong — a marine mammal related to manatees that is an ancient cultural icon in Okinawa — and other endangered species. That project is strongly opposed by residents of the island, which has had a hu...
Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 7:29PM
And Here’s Another Thing the Clinton’s Fucked Up.
In the late nineties Duh Prez. appointed General Barry McCaffery to be the Drug Czar!
Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 9:57AM
Who Owns the Sky? The Climate in the Globalization Trap
The bad news is that there are more inconvenient truths. Climate change is present, not future. Globalization and protection of the atmosphere do not go together. Climate policy has a policy. Economic profit dominance always has priority over climate protection. The logic of the financial markets to which climate protection often falls victim must be broken. A whole bundle of measures is necessary. Climate protection must go hand-in-hand with fighting poverty.
Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 4:07AM
US policy in Honduras must change
Since 1982 a single landowner and sweatshop entrepreneur has benefited from US interventions in Honduras.While Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton ignored pleas from Congress to cut off support to Miguel Facusse', who was remembered as a "colorful character" by the LA Times when he passed away last year at the age of 90. Today, I provide background for a new report from International Affairs Review: "¡Basta Ya! The United States is Overdue for a New Policy Approach in Honduras" by Laura Blume
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 1:59PM
Strawberry Festival 2016: Brought To You By Exploitation
Industry and city officials, even charities and non-profit social change organizations are aware, but, unfortunately, all benefit materially, and are largely silent, watered down in their concerns, or structurally limited in instituting meaningful labor and environmental reforms.
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 1:33PM
The Nakba Files
Adalah: The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel and the Center for Palestine Studies (CPS) at Columbia University are pleased to announce the launch of The Nakba Files, a new website that will serve as an online space for researchers and practitioners to explore new approaches to law in Israel/Palestine.
Posted: Sat May 21, 2016 2:37PM
This Week in Palestine, May 20th, 2015 (audio/mpeg 6.7MB)
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for May 14, to the 20, 2016.
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 11:57PM
New UK Report Supports Strong Action on Antibiotics in Ag
WASHINGTON, May 20th, 2016 — A report commissioned by the government of the United Kingdom (see PDF) recommends reducing “the extensive and unnecessary use of antibiotics in agriculture” in order to curb the global spread of infections. The Review on Antimicrobial Resistance released its final report this week, calling for quick movement to ban or restrict the use of antibiotics in animals that are vital for human health, among other measures.
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 3:37PM
Zionist/Nazi Relations in 1930's Becomes Big Issue in British Politics-With Lenni Brenner
The Zionists and Rightwing UK Labourites are launching a witch hunt against supposed anti-semites because they have exposed the historic relationship between the Nazis and the Zionists who colluded during the 2nd WW. Nazis were invited by the Zionists to Palestine because they agreed with the Nazi solution of Jews going to Palestine for their own state.
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 1:17PM
More Nazi Posters Found in Berkeley by UC Campus
On Monday, another poster from the Neo-Nazi group, Identity Europa, headed by rank and file fascist activists and the youth wing of the American Freedom Party, was found on the West side of Le Conte and Euclid Ave, only two blocks north of UC Berkeley. The poster was wet; it had just been put up. This comes hot on the heels of a recent Neo-Nazi and fascist rally at UC Berkeley where around 20 white nationalists gathered with UC police protection.
Posted: Wed May 18, 2016 5:02PM
Class War 03/2016: IRAQ 1991 – Class war and bourgeois containment
It was a quarter of a century ago, on March 7th, 1991, when the proletarian uprising in Iraq against war showed to the world proletariat the only way forward to eliminate wars forever. As always, on the other side of the social barricade, all the global forces of Capital acted as one body to liquidate the autonomy of our class.
Posted: Tue May 17, 2016 8:49AM
Day of Action in Support of Familias Unidas and San Quintin, MX Farmworkers
On Saturday, May 7th, there was a call from farm workers for a Boycott Driscoll’s International Day of Action to bring attention to the fight in the berry fields both in Washington State and San Quintin, MX.
Posted: Mon May 16, 2016 11:20PM
Big Nazi on Campus: How Racists Rallied at UC Berkeley with Police Protection
Identity Europa, formerly known as the National Youth Front, the youth wing of the Neo-Nazi American Freedom Party along with members of the National Policy Institute held a rally on UC Berkeley campus with the full protection and cooperation of the campus police. The group livestreamed the whole event and even put up a large poster in the Downtown Berkeley area. Members of the group that participated were well known Neo-Nazis and one, Nathan Damigo, served time for a hate crime against a cab...
Posted: Sun May 15, 2016 1:02PM
Vaquita Population Plummets to Just 60 Individuals
ENSENADA, Mexico, May 13, 2016 — Scientists announced today that fewer than 60 vaquita porpoises likely remain on Earth, down from 245 in 2008. The vaquita is the world’s smallest and most endangered porpoise, found only in Mexico’s northern Gulf of California. Without permanent and fully enforced protections, the species could be effectively extinct within six years.
Posted: Sat May 14, 2016 1:59PM
This Week in Palestine, May 13th, 2015 (audio/mpeg 6.8MB)
Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for May 7, to the 13, 2016.
Posted: Sat May 14, 2016 12:03AM
SOA Watch Activists vs. U.S. Department of Defense
Courtroom 4, 2nd Floor, Rm 260 James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse 95 7th Street, San Francisco, California
Event Date: Fri May 13, 2016 9:00AM
Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 4:06PM
Oxnard Strawberry Festival Protest! Protesta al Festival de la Fresa! 2016
California Strawberry Festival 3250 S Rose Ave Oxnard, California 93033
Event Date: Sun May 22, 2016 10:00AM
Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 11:36AM
Steal City: Thoughts on some everyday struggles in Hamilton
200 copies of this text were distributed as a beautiful zine during the May Day 2016 celebrations in Hamilton’s Beasley Park. A Steal City… Far and wide, Hamilton is known as the steel city. Historically, the largest producer of steel in the country, our solidly working-class city has been built around the steel industry. For better or worse, steel has been integral to what it means to be a Hamiltonian. Against this backdrop, we want to make a slightly different proposition – we ...
Posted: Tue May 10, 2016 7:02PM
Australia: #Breakfree climate protestors close down Newcastle coal port
When the politics has failed in taking necessary rapid climate action, more people are stepping up, to protest, to put their bodies on the line in civil disobedient actions. As part of the Global BreakFree mobilisation Australians are blockading Newcastle coal port on Mothers Day, Sunday 8 May 2016
Posted: Sun May 8, 2016 5:58AM
Driscoll's Berries Boycott 5-7-2016
Demonstration at Costco and Whole Foods in Santa Cruz California
Posted: Sat May 7, 2016 8:11PM